- Risk Assessment
- Cyber Defense
- Cyber Attacks
- Information Security (INFOSEC)
- Denial-Of-Service Attack (DOS)
- Public-Key Cryptography
Introduction to Cyber Security Specialization
Cyber Security. An introduction to modern information and system protection technology and methods.
What you will learn
Summarize the main purpose of cyber security as a discipline
Summarize the basics of identification and authentication in cyber security
Explain the pros and cons of security through obscurity
Develop a lifelong learning plan for potential careers in cyber security
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
Quizzes and projects for Introduction to Cyber Security were designed to exercise the learner’s understanding and retention of the covered topics. Emphasis is on foundational issues, rather than just memorizing facts. The goal is to help learners develop the habit of properly assessing and improving cyber risk posture in real computing, networking, and software systems. Authentic scenarios are included based on practical enterprise and infrastructure deployments to enhance the learning experience.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
Introduction to Cyber Attacks
Cyber Attack Countermeasures
Enterprise and Infrastructure Security
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